Rainier's Articles


'Celtic Kings: Rage of War' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 6:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First just let us know that they have just released a playable demo of Haemimont Multimedia's isometric real-time strategy game, Celtic Kings: Rage of War. The place to be is their usual Gigex (direct Gigex link). The demo features a tutorial, the first mission from the adventure mode, a single player map and weighs in at 90 MB. (Thanks Blues).

NBA LIVE 2003 (PC/Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 6:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA LIVE 2003 allows players to get into the action and live their dreams of NBA superstardom. Totally enhanced gameplay brings the physical, fast-paced action of the NBA to life, while all-new animations and audio deliver the awesome drama and emotion of the NBA experience. In NBA LIVE 2003 players feel the action like never before and make their hoop dreams come true. Check the 5 PC and 5 Gamecube screens ...

Hegemonia: Legions of Iron - Explosive Screens!

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Hegemonia: Legions of Iron you will explore and conquer the galaxy at the head of your fleet, plan colonisations, terraform planets, manage your resources and decide on the appropriate technological research to lead mankind where you want it to go. Diplomacy combined with a top-notch spy network will enable you to survive in a stellar system which is much more dangerous than it would at first appear. Who says that space is empty? Black Holes, asteroid fields, nebulas, cosmic clouds and wormholes, and alien races make each fleet sortie a perilous affair… A fresh batch of explosive screens just rolled in .. Njoy & expect a preview soon!

Sony Goes Online End Of August

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After firmly solidifying its market position with sales exceeding 11 million units in North America, Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. today announced that it is leading the charge in the next evolution of computer entertainment by offering users the option to play games online through PlayStation®2 on August 27. Read more for details, titles etc...

Big Scale Racing - Big Screens Blow-Out!

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2002 @ 9:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Big Scale Racing is a simulator-based, action packed, highly addictive and fun racing experience. With multi-player LAN options for up to eight drivers; split-screen two player mode or single player, BSR features an extremely advanced physics engine, realistically detail weather effects and a series of increasingly difficult tracks designed with the help of model race club experts. Check our whopping 48 new screens gallery!

LucasArts Announces 'Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds Saga'

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2002 @ 9:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts today announced Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds Saga, which gathers the popular real-time strategy Windows PC game Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds and its dynamic Episode II mission expansion Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds: Clone Campaigns in a single package. The value oriented Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds Saga, expected to release this October, will challenge players with more than 50 battle campaigns representing the classic and prequel Star Wars universe.

No One Lives Forever 2 - Fansite Kit Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2002 @ 8:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment and Fox Interactive have put together a collection of graphics from their upcoming release: No One Lives Forever 2 - A Spy In H.A.R.M.'s Way. They're calling it a 'fansite kit' and it's loaded with close-up views of Cate Archer along with many of the upcoming characters, gadgets & weapons seen in NOLF2. A must for any NOLF enthusiast!

'Duke Nukem Advance' (GBA) Invades Retail Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2002 @ 7:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. is proud to announce that Duke Nukem Advance is currently available at retailers in North America. Developed by Torus Games and published by Take-Two Interactive, Duke Nukem Advance continues the expansion of the long-standing and successful Duke Nukem franchise. Duke Nukem Advance is Duke's first appearance on Gameboy Advance. Expect a review SOON ;)

No One Lives Forever 2 - New Wallpapers

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2002 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NOLF Girl just let us know that there are a whopping 17 new wallpapers available on NOLF Girl.com for you to enjoy. Showing off some of the characters you might to go give them a peek if you are hard up for some new material ... check them out ...

Beam Breakers, Republic & Dragon's Lair 3D - Trailers

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2002 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

There is a Dragon's Lair 3D trailer at PC.IGN.com, showing the cel-shaded third-person action adventure by DragonStone Software in motion. The movie requires a 30.2 MB download in MPEG format and offers two minutes of introductory and action-packed gameplay footage. The official Beam Breakers site offers a new Beam Breakers trailer of this futuristic flying car racing game by German developers Similis. You can download or stream the movie in four different resolutions (7-10 MB), and it sports a minute of DivX footage introducing the game's premise and showing some fast-paced gameplay. Elixir Studios' offers downloads of a new Republic: the Revolution movie trailer in high quality DivX format (47.5 MB) as well as medium quality AVI format (27.0 MB) but both in 320x240 resolution, showing the game's setting, detailed cities and more in some two and a half minutes of in-engine footage. (Thanks Blues)